Lots of great ideas for themed parties on this GCD Studios post using some Martha Stewart tutorials. Shown below are cutlery holders they made from paper instead of fabric. Also shown below is a party favour box which they have instructions for in the link.
Michelle Houghton has a tutorial on Get it Scrapped showing how to do shading using Copic markers. If you're not familiar with this process, it's a colouring technique that is great for use with rubber stamping. More Copic marker tutorials can be found here.
Learn how to make the pretty little flowers, shown below, in a post by Sarah for Maya Road here.
Charlotte Lyons gives instructions on how to make an adorable house using empty oatmeal containers in a post here.
Make these gift bags using newspapers by using a tutorial from How About Orange. (See one photo below.)
Stephanie Barnard has a video tutorial showing how to do masking here.
Sheena, at SEI, shows how to make a paper crown in a tutorial here. (See one photo below.)